Benton County Financial Services

About Us

 

Financial Services is responsible for budgeting, accounting services, collection of property taxes, treasury management and financial advice to Administration and the Board of County Commissioners.

The department develops and monitors internal controls used to protect county assets and provides risk management services by securing liability and property insurance for the county.

The department also develops and manages the County’s biennial budget as well as the budgets for eight county service districts.

 

Department Functions

 

  • Budget development
  • Financial planning
  • Internal and external financial reporting
  • General accounting
  • Accounts payable
  • Payroll processing
  • Revenue management
  • Property tax billing and collection
  • Property tax distribution to taxing districts
  • Investments and banking
  • Risk management
  • Debt issuance
  • Budget monitoring